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Can having a yeast infection make your lower abdomen hurt a little bit and lower back?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Not likely: Vaginal yeast causes genital irritation and itching and sometimes a little thick, cheesy discharge. But not abdominal or back pain. If you're having more vaginal discharge, vaginal odor, or colored discharge, I would be worried about an STD that might have progressed to fallopian tube infection (pelvic inflammatory disease, PID). See a doctor soon -- do it immediately if pain severe or any fever.

Answered 6/1/2021

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